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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Pat Caddell: Hillary Clinton's Health Scare Reminiscent of McGovern-Eagleton Fiasco

Longtime Democratic pollster and consultant Pat Caddell spoke to Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow Tuesday about how things would potentially play out if Hillary Clinton had to be replaced on the ballot.

Caddell reflected, “In 1972 … we went through this with the McGovern campaign with Tom Eagleton. But that was in August, and we had a different amount of time to deal with this. So the question is, can you change the ballot?”

For those who may not remember, NPR’s “The Eagleton Fiasco of 1972” sums up the events to which Caddell was referring. Much like Clinton’s pneumonia, assuming that is what it is, Eagleton had a health issue he kept secret, as well:

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